Sunday, June 11, 2017

The 2017 Tony Award Winners!


The winners of the 2017 annual Tony Awards:

Best Musical

Dear Evan Hansen (WINNER)
Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812
Groundhog Day The Musical
Come From Away


Best Play

Oslo (WINNER)
Sweat
Indecent
A Doll’s House, Part 2


Best Revival of a Musical

Hello, Dolly! (WINNER)
Falsettos
Miss Saigon

Best Revival of a Play

August Wilson's Jitney (WINNER)
Present Laughter
Six Degrees of Separation
Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes


Best Actress in a Musical

Bette Midler, Hello, Dolly! (WINNER)
Patti LuPone, War Paint
Christine Ebersole, War Paint
Denee Benton, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812
Eva Noblezada, Miss Saigon


Best Actor in a Musical

Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen (WINNER)
Andy Karl, Groundhog Day The Musical
David Hyde Pierce, Hello, Dolly!
Christian Borle, Falsettos
Josh Groban, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812


Best Actress in a Play

Laurie Metcalf, A Doll’s House, Part 2 (WINNER)
Jennifer Ehle, Oslo
Cate Blanchett, The Present
Sally Field, The Glass Menagerie
Laura Linney, Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes


Best Actor in a Play

Kevin Kline, Present Laughter (WINNER)
Jefferson Mays, Oslo
Denis Arndt, Heisenberg
Chris Cooper, A Doll’s House, Part 2
Corey Hawkins, Six Degrees of Separation


Best Book of a Musical

Dear Evan Hansen, Steven Levenson (WINNER)
Come From Away, Irene Sankoff and David Hein
Groundhog Day The Musical, Danny Rubin
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, Dave Malloy


Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

Dear Evan Hansen, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (WINNER)
Come From Away, Irene Sankoff and David Hein
Groundhog Day The Musical, Tim Minchin
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, Dave Malloy

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

Rachel Bay Jones, Dear Evan Hansen (WINNER)
Kate Baldwin, Hello, Dolly!
Stephanie J. Block, Falsettos
Jenn Colella, Come From Away
Mary Beth Peil, Anastasia


Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

Gavin Creel, Hello, Dolly! (WINNER)
Mike Faist, Dear Evan Hansen
Andrew Rannells, Falsettos
Lucas Steele, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Brandon Uranowitz, Falsettos


Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Cynthia Nixon, Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes (WINNER)
Johanna Day, Sweat
Jayne Houdyshell, A Doll's House, Part 2
Condola Rashad, A Doll's House, Part 2
Michelle Wilson, Sweat


Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

Michael Aronov, Oslo (WINNER)
Danny DeVito, Arthur Miller's The Price
Nathan Lane, The Front Page
Richard Thomas, Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes
John Douglas Thompson, August Wilson's Jitney


Best Scenic Design of a Play

Nigel Hook, The Play That Goes Wrong (WINNER)
David Gallo, August Wilson's Jitney
Douglas W. Schmidt, The Front Page
Michael Yeargan, Oslo


Best Scenic Design of a Musical

Mimi Lien, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 (WINNER)
Rob Howell, Groundhog Day The Musical
David Korins, War Paint
Santo Loquasto, Hello, Dolly!


Best Costume Design of a Play

Jane Greenwood, Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes (WINNER)
Susan Hilferty, Present Laughter
Toni-Leslie James, August Wilson's Jitney
David Zinn, A Doll's House, Part 2


Best Costume Design of a Musical

Santo Loquasto, Hello, Dolly! (WINNER)
Linda Cho, Anastasia
Paloma Young, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Catherine Zuber, War Paint


Best Lighting Design of a Play

Christopher Akerlind, Indecent (WINNER)
Jane Cox, August Wilson's Jitney
Donald Holder, Oslo
Jennifer Tipton, A Doll's House, Part 2


Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Bradley King, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 (WINNER)
Howell Binkley, Come From Away
Natasha Katz, Hello, Dolly!
Japhy Weideman, Dear Evan Hansen


Best Direction of a Play

Rebecca Taichman, Indecent (WINNER)
Sam Gold, A Doll's House, Part 2
Ruben Santiago-Hudson, August Wilson's Jitney
Bartlett Sher, Oslo
Daniel Sullivan, Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes



Best Direction of a Musical

Christopher Ashley, Come From Away (WINNER)
Rachel Chavkin, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Michael Greif, Dear Evan Hansen
Matthew Warchus, Groundhog Day The Musical
Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly!


Best Choreography

Andy Blankenbuehler, Bandstand (WINNER)
Peter Darling and Ellen Kane, Groundhog Day The Musical
Kelly Devine, Come From Away
Denis Jones, Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical
Sam Pinkleton, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812


Best Orchestrations

Alex Lacamoire, Dear Evan Hansen (WINNER)
Bill Elliott and Greg Anthony Rassen, Bandstand
Larry Hochman, Hello, Dolly!
Dave Malloy, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812


Recipients of Awards and Honors in Non-competitive Categories

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre: James Earl Jones
Special Tony Award: Gareth Fry & Pete Malkin, Sound Designers for The Encounter
Regional Theatre Tony Award: Dallas Theater Center, Dallas, TX
Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award: Baayork Lee
Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre: Nina Lannan, Alan Wasser

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